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Lagos: A city for the 21st century
05:32 - Source: CNN

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Lagos authorities have demolished houses in one of the city's coastal slums

Many people have been left displaced and without a place to sleep

The city is taking a series of steps to modernize its overburdened infrastructure

Lagos, one of Africa's most-populous cities, has some 15 million inhabitants

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